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Government of Canada invests to protect Eastern Hemlock forests in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

From: Parks Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/parks-canada/news/2019/12/government-of-canada-invests-to-protect-eastern-hemlock-forests-in-kejimkujik-national-park-and-national-historic-site.html

News release
December 16, 2019 Maitland Bridge, Nova Scotia Parks Canada Agency

The Government of Canada is committed to preserving our national parks, protecting and restoring healthy, resilient ecosystems and contributing to the recovery of species at risk.

Today, the Government of Canada announced a federal investment of $1.4 million to enhance existing efforts to protect the threatened Eastern Hemlock forests in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. The announcement was made by the ...more ↓

Posted on January 19, 2020 17:15 by myacadianforest myacadianforest | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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This project will track the location of hemlock stands throughout the Maritimes. Eastern Hemlock forests are endangered due to the presence of a sucking insect Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). In July 2017, HWA was observed in 5 counties (Yarmouth, Digby, Shelburne, Queens and Annapolis) in Southern Nova Scotia. This site will allow observers to submit reports of HWA and infestation ...more ↓

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